Bug 139158 - Keyboard setting not honoured in firstboot
Keyboard setting not honoured in firstboot
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: firstboot (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-11-13 06:45 EST by Dirk Gfroerer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHEL4U1
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Last Closed: 2005-09-27 09:54:56 EDT
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Description Dirk Gfroerer 2004-11-13 06:45:34 EST
Description of problem:
During installation I selected de-latin1-no-deadkeys as my keyboard.
This worked fine during the installation process and after firstboot
finished its tasks. However while configuring up2date to use the proxy
(in order to register the system on RHN) the keyboard mapping was US

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select de-latin1-no-deadkeys as keyboard mapping in installation.
2. Install, reboot, enter first boot
3. Try to configure the proxy settings for RHN. You end up with an
american keyboard mapping.
Actual results:
US english keyboard mappings.

Expected results:
de-latin1-no-deadkeys keyboard mapping.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2005-09-23 13:51:59 EDT
Please try upgrading to the latest release and seeing if you still experience
Comment 2 Dirk Gfroerer 2005-09-27 01:40:23 EDT
I've done several RHEL 4U1 installs in the past now and I'm quite sure, the
problem does not exist in current versions any more.

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